Metacam 20 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle, Pigs and Horses
Dosage and administration
Cattle: Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection at a dose rate of 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 2.5 ml/100 kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy or with oral rehydration therapy as appropriate.
Pigs: Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 2.0ml/100kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate. If required, a second administration of meloxicam can be given after 24 hours.
Horses: Single intravenous injection at a dosage of 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 3.0ml/100kg bodyweight). Metacam 15mg/ml oral suspension may be used for the continuation of treatment at a dosage of 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight, 24 hours after administration of the injection.